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Fakultät Kulturwissenschaften

Lisa Middelanis, M.Ed.

Porträt Lisa Middelanis © Lisa Middelanis

Emil-Figge-Straße 50

Joseph-von-Frauenhofer-Straße 20
Raum 1.45

(+49) 231 755-8056


Forschungsschwerpunkte / Re­search Interests

  • Teaching and learning with AI-based tools
  • The role of practice in language learning
  • EFL teachers’ diagnostic competences
  • Subject-specific didactics
  • DBR

Lehrveranstaltungen / Teaching

  • SoSe23: Using Digital Tools and Learner Data in the EFL Classroom (Master seminar)

Funktionen / Responsibilities

  • Faculty search committee

Lisa Middelanis holds a master's degree from the TU Dortmund University for teaching social sciences and English. In addition, she holds a certificate in literary translation from the University of Iowa. She is currently a research assistant for digitally mediated teaching and learning, with a specialization in English at the Dortmund Competence Center for Teacher Education & Re­search (DoKoLL).

Blume, C., Middelanis, L., & Schmidt, T. (In preparation). Where Tasks, Technology, and Textbooks Meet: An Exploratory Analysis of EFL Teachers’ Perceived Affordances of an ILTS. In A. Ketzer-Nöltge & N. Würffel (Eds.), Lehrwerk 4.0. Peter Lang.

Pili-Moss, D., Schmidt, T., Blume, C., Middelanis, L., & Meurers, D. (2022). Enhancing EFL classroom instruction via the FeedBook: Effects on language development and communicative language use. In B. Arnbjörnsdóttir, B. Bédi, L. Bradley, K. Friðriksdóttir, H. Garðarsdóttir, S. Thouësny, & M. J. Whelpton (Eds.), Intelligent CALL, Granular Systems and Learner Data: Short Papers from EUROCALL 2022 (pp. 328–333). Re­search-publishing.net. https://doi.org/10.14705/rpnet.2022.61.1479

Parrisius, C., Pieronczyk, I., Blume, C., Wendebourg, K., Pili-Moss, D., Assmann, M., Beilharz, S., Bodnar, S., Colling, L., Holz, H., Middelanis, L., Nuxoll, F., Schmidt-Peterson, J., Meurers, D., Nagengast, B., Schmidt, T., & Trautwein, U. (2022). Using an intelligent tutoring system within a task-based learning approach in English as a foreign language classes to foster motivation and learning outcome (Interact4School): Pre-registration of the study design. PsychArchives. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.23668/psycharchives.5366

Middelanis, L. (2022, September 21). AI4Practice. [Poster presentation]. DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Re­search and Information in Education, & ZIB | Centre for International Student Assessment. ZIB Academy 2022: Educational Assessment meets Learning Analytics, Frankfurt.

Middelanis, L., Blume, C., & Torben, S. (2022, September 17). Where tasks, technology, and textbooks meet: Intelligent tutoring systems on the task-based language teacher’s horizon. University of Vienna. Department of English and American Studies. SLTED2022 - Second Language Teacher Education: Challenges and New Horizons, Vienna.

Middelanis, L. (2022, September 13). AI4Practice: A design based research approach to integrating intelligent tools in English teacher education. [Poster presentation]. University of Wuppertal. Professionstagung 2022: Wissen, Können und Handeln für den fremdsprachlichen Unterricht - Fremdsprachendidaktische Perspektiven auf (angehende) Lehrpersonen, Professions- und Wissensforschung, Wuppertal.

  • Best Poster Award (2022): Professionstagung 2022, University of Wuppertal.
  • PROMOS (2020): Stipendium der DAAD zur akademischen Aus- und Fortbildung im Ausland
  •  Certificate in Literary Translation (2019-2020): MFA Program, University of Iowa


An education initiative by RuhrFutur to close educational gaps in German schools (classes 1-6) due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


K4D: "Collaborative Teaching and Learning with Digital Media in Teacher Education - Mobile, Subject-Specific, Inclusive"

Using digital media in a variety of ways to foster collaboration among learners at tertiary, secondary, and primary levels to foster interaction and shared meaning-making. 


I4S: Interact4School - Out-of-school individual learning and the interface to school teaching

An interdisciplinary research and development project together with the University of Tübingen, the Leuphana University Lüneburg, and the TU Dortmund, bringing together NLP, artificial intelligence, motivational psychology, and school-based EFL to design digitally-enhanced, competence-oriented opportunities for language practice within a task-based model of language learning.